Dr. Kevin Slates, a clinical associate professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been named the 2019 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He has been a member of the ASSP for 14 years.
Awards & Honors
SPH alumnus Sandy Searcy named recipient of 2019 President’s Award
Sandy Searcy has been named a 2019 recipient of the President’s Award, the highest award the Indiana University Alumni Association (IUAA) bestows on volunteer leaders. The IUAA will honor Searcy during Cream and Crimson Weekend on June 6-8.
Green and Uchal win People’s Choice Award at CEWiT Research Poster Competition
Samantha Green and Kate Uchal, two undergraduate students from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, have won the People’s Choice Award at the 6th annual Women’s Research Poster Competition organized by the IU Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT).
Rodrigo Armijos and Margaret Weigel named recipients of the IU President’s International Research Award grant
Rodrigo Armijos and Margaret Weigel of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington have been named recipients of the IU President’s International Research Award grant for their epidemiologic study of the impact of prenatal cutaneous leishmaniasis infection on maternal-perinatal immune response, nutrition, and birth outcomes in a highly endemic area of Tabasco State, Mexico. The study… Read more »
Shakira Smith awarded prestigious President’s Diversity Dissertation Fellowship
Shakira Smith has been awarded the prestigious President’s Diversity Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-2020. She is a dual-Ph.D. student in the Health Behavior program in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Counseling Psychology program in the School of Education.
Cholera research pioneer and entrepreneur Rita Colwell to receive Indiana University honorary degree, visit with public health students and faculty
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will confer an honorary Doctor of Science degree to Rita Colwell during the commencement ceremony on the flagship Bloomington campus on May 4.
Safety Program students receive prestigious scholarships from the American Society of Safety Professionals
IU Safety Program students Dana Hildebrand, Carolyn Moore, Isabella Byers, Kelsi Finch, and Graham Turner have been awarded over $5000 in scholarships from the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals during the 2019 Indiana Safety and Health Conference in February.
Latino Distinguished Faculty Award for 2019 goes to Dr. William Ramos
Dr. William Ramos of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been named a recipient of the 2019 Latino Faculty and Staff Distinguished Faculty Award. The Latino Faculty and Staff Council (LFASC) Latino Awards recognize important contributions by Indiana University undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. Dr. Ramos was honored at the award presentation… Read more »
SPH Ph.D. student Grace Karikari awarded prestigious Edwards Fellowship
IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Ph.D. student Grace Karikari has been selected as a recipient of the John H. Edwards Fellowship for 2019-2020.
CAATE grants Professional Athletic Training Program 10 years of continuing accreditation
The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) has granted the Professional Athletic Training Program at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington 10 years of continuing accreditation, which is the highest award the CAATE grants.
Quash awarded Ruth Clifford Engs Doctoral Research Fellowship
Doctoral student Tiffany Monique Quash is the recipient of this year’s Ruth Clifford Engs Doctoral Research Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to the doctoral student in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington submitting the best dissertation proposal for historical research. Quash presented her lecture titled “Race, Leisure, and Swimming: An open dialogue on the historical construction… Read more »
Neimeyer receives Future Scholars Award
Tyler Neimeyer, a recent M.S. graduate from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received the Future Scholars Award from The Academy of Leisure Sciences (TALS). The purpose of the TALS Future Scholars Program is to provide graduate students who are interested in pursuing a doctorate in an area related to recreation and leisure studies… Read more »